Health News

Hard Facts About Soft Drinks
Soft drinks are extremely popular beverages among both children and adults in the US. They are far from healthy, however.
The Ways that Wine Sways Your Health
Many adults enjoy some wine at the end of the day to unwind, but that wine may be doing more than providing relaxation.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
How Cancer Survivors Approach the Holidays
The holidays are an emotionally charged and demanding time of year for many people. And the holiday season is no less demanding for those with cancer.
Is Red Wine a Health Drink?
As you raise your glass in a toast to celebrate the season, you’ll be happy to know you might be giving your health some good tidings. That is, as long as your glass is filled with red wine.
Spotting Cancer Depression Easy as 1-2
Being diagnosed with and treated for cancer can be as emotionally troubling as it is physically demanding. But identifying cancer patients who may need to be treated for depression may have gotten a little easier.
Cancer Survivors Not Seeking Help for Depression
Long-term treatment can affect how cancer survivors manage in the world. The fancy phrase for this is “psychosocial functioning.”  A recent study looked at how head and neck cancer survivors get along after treatment.
High Anxiety About Being Cancer-Free
The depression that may accompany a potentially life-threatening disease often disappears when a cancer patient's illness goes into remission. But, instead of being depressed, many long-term cancer survivors develop anxiety over whether the illness will return, a new study says.
Depression After Youth Cancer Battle
Does having cancer while growing up increase the odds of depression later in life? If so, there’s no shame in reaching out for help with mental health issues.
Don’t Let Bladder Cancer Get You Down
Bladder cancer is certainly no picnic. But, maintaining a healthy emotional state may play a big role in recovering from it.